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Today's News

  • Groundhog predicts an early Spring in 2013

    Saturday was about as exciting as it gets. Granted, it was cold and windy, with a little snow in the mix. But, I was determined not to miss it. It’s been in the planning stages for almost a year and now it was going to happen.
    So I layered up and headed out to an area I’d had my eye on for a while. The signs were all good that my quarry used this area so that only left relying on my stalking abilities to get the job done.

  • Freshmen girls win district tournament

    The Marion County High School freshman Lady Knights won their district tournaments at Adair County High School recently. The Lady Knights were 6-0 in district play and 15-1 overall.
    The Lady Knights defeated Taylor County in the opening, 41-9, and hung on to topple Adair County, 39-36, in the title game.

    Marion County 6 6 16 13 – 41
    Taylor County   6  0   0   3 – 9

  • Will it happen?

    As I have said before, nothing is ever set in stone. Nothing is truly a 100 percent guarantee. So, after saying that, I find myself sitting here typing a column wanting to say those words, but I know that I have to control myself.

  • LMS second in state tourney

    The Lebanon Middle School Sixth Grade Patriot basketball team competed in the sixth grade state tournament at the Kentucky Basketball Academy in Lexington from Jan. 25 through the Jan. 27.
    The tournament consisted of 64 sixth-grade middle school teams from across Kentucky vying for the opportunity to be state champs. The pool of 64 teams were seeded and divided into four regions of 16 teams, based on the outcomes of the pool play games.

  • Knights in command

    The Marion County Knights varsity basketball team traveled to Springfield Saturday to play the Washington County Commanders in a pink out for Relay for Life. After defeating the Commanders earlier in the season, the Knights looked to do the same again, and were successful in a 63-54 win. The Knights were led by a career high 25 points from Alex Smith.

  • 1993 state champions honored

    Marion County High School honored its 1993 state championship boys basketball team before the Knights game with Taylor County Friday night. The 1993 squad finished the season 38-2.
    They defeated Lexington Dunbar in the state championship game, 85-77.

  • Lady Knights finish district play unbeaten

    The Marion County Lady Knights went on the road to take on the Washington County Commanderettes Saturday. In a game controlled by the Lady Knights, some of the starters did not play in the second half as Marion County cruised to a 51-point win.
    The Lady Knights did not allow the Commanderettes to score in the opening quarter as they led the game 31-0 after the first period. Makayla Epps led the way with 12 points in the first eight minutes.

  • Game Plan, Feb. 6

    Feb. 6

    Basketball

    Lady Knights JV District Tourney at Adair County

    Feb. 7

    Basketball

    Junior JV Knights vs. Taylor County (Away)

    Feb. 8

    Basketball

    Lady Knights and Knights vs. North Hardin (Away)

    Swimming

    MCHS Aquaknights Regional Swim Meet

    Feb. 9

    Basketball

  • Tourist commission meeting Feb. 6

    The Lebanon Tourist and Convention Commission has scheduled a special-called meeting for 3:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 6, in Room 300 of the Centre Square Convention Center.

    Wayfaring signage is the only item on the agenda for the meeting. The commission had a brief discussion about the signs during its last regular meeting, but decided to hold a special-called meeting to discuss more details, such as the color, shape and size of the signs.

  • Free training for small businesses Feb. 15

    Local businesses have a chance to participate in the Small Town Merchant Program’s free training with Marc Wilson, a national retail specialist.